Mets News & Notes

Schwinden Ready In Case Dickey Can’t Make Next Start

An article by posted on May 28, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Mazzeo of ESPN reports that right-hander R.A. Dickey long-tossed with pitching coach Dan Warthen on Saturday and remains on track to throw a bullpen Sunday and make his scheduled Tuesday start against the Pittsburgh Pirates, he told reporters. “It’s manageable,” Dickey said of the discomfort in his right heel. “I’m optimistic.”  Dickey was diagnosed with a […]

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K-Blah’d, Mets Lose 6-4

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets as a team pitched well, but the bullpen wound up being the culprit of loss again today, and the Mets lost the opening game in the series, 6-4 to the Phillies Game Notes Chris Capuano, coming off a disastrous outing in the Bronx, went six effective innings, allowing two runs on four hits with […]

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After MRI, Mets Say Dickey Is Day To Day

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments
After MRI, Mets Say Dickey Is Day To Day

R.A. Dickey underwent an MRI at the Hospital for Special Surgery today which revealed a partial tear of the plantar facia of the right foot. His status is day-to-day. R.A. Dickey left this lat night’s game against the Cubs after injuring his right heel while covering first base on a groundball to the right side […]

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Number Seven, Is Number One

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments
Number Seven, Is Number One

MetsBlog informs us that last night, Jose Reyes passed Darryl Strawberry and David Wright to rank first on the team’s all-time Runs Scored list with 664. Reyes also needs two more hits to pass Cleon Jones for second place on the Mets all-time leaders in base hits with 1,189. Eddie Kranepool, who has 1,418 base hits is the […]

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Francisco Rodriguez Is An Elite Closer Again

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

K-Rod is on fire! Fracisco Rodriguez tossed 0.2 scoreless innings yesterday at Chicago to extended his scoreless inning streak to 19.2 innings, the longest active streak in the majors. Rodriguez has converted 15 straight save chances, his longest such stretch since saving 16 straight to start the 2009 season. Rodriguez is second in the majors with […]

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Mets Activate Angel Pagan, Callup RHP Dale Thayer, F-Mart and Misch Out

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets today announced the team has reinstated outfielder Angel Pagan from the 15-Day Disabled List and has selected the contract of righthanded pitcher Dale Thayer from Buffalo (AAA) of the International League.  To make room on the active roster for Pagan and Thayer, the Mets have optioned outfielder Fernando Martinez to Buffalo […]

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Limp Dickey, Bullpen Collapses, Mets Lose 9-3

An article by posted on May 26, 2011 0 Comments
Limp Dickey, Bullpen Collapses, Mets Lose 9-3

R.A. Dickey left in the third inning with an injury and the Mets bullpen proceeded to allow nine runs in their 9-3 loss to the Cubs today Game Notes R.A. Dickey looked good or seemed to be pitching a great game, until the injury bug struck. While fielding a grounder, Dickey seemed to hurt his […]

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The Coming Fire Sale?

An article by posted on May 26, 2011 0 Comments

Jon Morosi of FOX Sports is convinced the Mets are on the verge of a fire sale and that it could happen well ahead of the July Trade Deadline. “Think about it, he said. ”If you’re a manager, and your boss fears a potential operating loss of $70 million, dumping liabilities from the books would be […]

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Mets Announce David Einhorn As New Minority Owner

An article by posted on May 26, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Announce David Einhorn As New Minority Owner

The Mets have just announced that hedge fund manager David Einhorn, has invested $200 million in the team. “We are very excited about David joining our ownership group for several reasons,” said Fred Wilpon in a team press release.  “David’s investment immediately improves the franchise’s financial position.  Equally important, David’s intelligence, integrity and success in […]

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Einhorn In Negotiations To Buy Minority Share Of Mets

An article by posted on May 26, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets have agreed to sell less than 49 percent of the club for approximately $200 million to David Einhorn, president of Greenlight Capital Inc. according to ESPN’s Karl Ravech. The sale will not include a stake in SNY, the television network owned by the Mets, the sources said. Bloomberg and Sports Illustrated have […]

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